Le Champion is a feature documentary about poverty and prejudice, determination and boxing. The story begins and ends in Africa, as Sakio Bika searches for love, acceptance and a championship.


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Cast overview:
Sam Neill ... Narrator
Mike Tyson ... Himself
Sugar Ray Leonard ... Himself
Oscar De La Hoya ... Himself
Roy Jones Jr. ... Himself
Roger Milla ... Himself
Ricky Hatton ... Himself
Jeff Fenech Jeff Fenech ... Himself
Kostya Tszyu Kostya Tszyu ... Himself
Joe Calzaghe Joe Calzaghe ... Himself
Nigel Benn Nigel Benn ... Himself
Paul Malignaggi ... Himself
Azumah Nelson ... Himself
Daniel Geale Daniel Geale ... Himself
Jeff Wald Jeff Wald ... Himself


Le Champion is one of the most ambitious sporting documentaries in Australian history. Filmed across four continents, it is an African boxing story with the rhythm and romance of When We Were Kings and is also much more than just a sports film. It is the story of a man fighting out of poverty and battling against prejudice, while relentlessly dedicating himself to achieving the implausible. The magnificent journey of Sakio Bika is documented in the tones of Sam Neill with a chorus of boxing's greatest stars.

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The story of a man who used his fists to climb out of the African dust, through prejudice, to the top of the sporting world.



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Release Date:

2018 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

CHAMPION the Journey of Sakio Bika See more »

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16:9 HD
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